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The Rutland Falconry and Owl Centre

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Fantastic experience

Wonderful time, I had a barn owl and my husband had a Harris Hawk. Tom was very informative and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Russell M
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
via mobile
Amazing gem of a place!

Great location, fantastic experience! Birds are all in great condition and well looked after! Staff... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Penelope P
via mobile
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Collection of birds of prey located in 42 acres ancient woodland
Burley Bushes Exton Lane | Exton, Oakham LE15 7TA, England
+44 7778 152814
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wonderful time, I had a barn owl and my husband had a Harris Hawk. Tom was very informative and funny. Explained how these birds came to be at the centre, all birds were well cared for. Chris the owner friendly and chatty. Can't wait to...More

Thank Russell M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great location, fantastic experience! Birds are all in great condition and well looked after! Staff are dedicated and we had a lovely relaxing time.

Thank Penelope P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great day out, especially for children. There are many different owls, falcons and hawks to see. The staff are very friendly and informative.

Thank Cestwo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have visited here twice for the 2 hour owl walk experience and brilliant . They pair people up very well with the type pf bird as it will be sitting on your arm for the whole of the walk. The first time I had...More

Thank suttondg1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A spectacular collection of birds of prey from owls to eagles, flown regularly and fed on their natural diet these birds are loved and kept in fabulous flying condition. A lifes work of retraining damaged animals through exercise and encouragement Chris Lawton dedicates every day...More

Thank Bazileous
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A family with a teenager and one 10 year old for Fathers Day. It was a great experience from start to finish. There were so many owls and birds of prey. Fantastic to see them so near. The grounds are kept like a natural wood...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Just just back from an amazing visit to this owl & falconry centre. I think we would all agree we would rather see these beautiful creatures in their natural habitat but as a lot of these birds have been rescued from abandonment by people who...More

Thank Sam N
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I enjoyed a fabulous day learning about the birds and actually getting close to them and flying a hawk and a barn owl. The staff were knowledgeable and friendly and obviously really cared for their birds, I am very concerned about animal...More

Thank E T
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Spent a fabulous day at the centre for the 2 hour handling experience which was a Christmas gift. Staff were fantastic very knowledgeable about the magnificent Birds and helping show you how to carry your chosen bird. I got to walk through woodland with a...More

Thank Tracy B
Reviewed 8 May 2018

What a wonderful place, away from all the noise and bustle of everyday life. The centre is situated in an area of woodland not far from Rutland water. The facilities are quite rustic but the animals are obviously loved and well cared for. The staff...More

Thank JoWebb59
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Jennifer W
14 June 2018|
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Response from Richard A | Reviewed this property |
Hi The terrain is quite flat for viewing the birds. Depending on what you do as you can walk with a bird through the woods into the meadow which is a 10 minute walk. Your grand daughters will love it if they are ok around... More
Geoff C
23 June 2017|
Response from julie606 | Reviewed this property |
there are a few pubs that may let you take you dog